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Thursday, May 20, 2021

Charlie Baker’s mask-querade is over

 As Aldous Huxley once wrote:

“To be able to destroy with good conscience, to be able to behave badly and call your bad behavior ‘righteous indignation’ — this is the height of psychological luxury, the most delicious of moral treats.”



It looked like a hostage video Monday morning when Gov. Charlie Baker glumly announced the impending end of his beloved mask mandate.

He gulped, he mumbled, his voice cracked, like a feckless substitute teacher in middle school trying to rein in a rowdy classroom.

“We’ve said since day one,” he gurgled, “we’d get through this together.”

Yes, we’re all in this together. He gives the orders, you follow them. He and his hacks never missed a paycheck and thousands of them basically took 14 months off with full pay, while you were fired-furloughed-laid off and your business is gone.


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